Come hear one woman’s personal story of her family’s escape from East Germany and their eventual journey to the United States when the North Webster library’s Local History and Genealogy Center hosts Roswitha Karin Witmer at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Born in East Germany, Karin will share her history of escape from communism, taking refuge with a farmer in West Germany, her family’s immigration to the United States, and her love for her adopted country. The public is invited to attend and hear her fascinating story.
If you’re wanting a few inches to escape from your waistline, join us for “weigh and walk” when the Lose It @ The Library weight loss support group meets to weigh in and walk the community center corridors during our weekly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at 5:30. The following Monday, an educational program about exercise, “What Is Out There for Us,” will follow weigh-in.
The popular Make and Take Card Class takes place at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. Instructor Jan Biehl will demonstrate how to design and create your own original greeting cards. There is a $7 class fee to take the class, but you get to take home all the cards you make in class, plus you’ll have lots of fun doing it.
The American Library Association has declared November National Picture Book Month. Celebrate with us by sharing a picture book with your child. The Youth Services Department has a wonderful selection of beautifully illustrated picture books. Picture books are a great way to engage your young child and instill in them a love for art, reading and learning. Stop in and check out some today. You can also go to our website at www.nweb.lib.in.us and access TumbleBooks™, our online library of animated talking story books. Just go to the Youth Resources page and click on the TumbleBooks™ icon. You’ll find an extensive collection of animated talking story books, read-along books, chapter books, videos, games and more. It’s free and you don’t even need a library card to access our TumbleBooks™ collection.
The teen only movie is also free at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the library meeting room. Even the popcorn is free! Showing is the third sequel to a super hero movie about a brash and brilliant industrialist that battles an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 130 minutes. So, teens in grades six through 12, bring your friends and your favorite soda and enjoy the show!
Since the kids get a day off from school on Friday, Nov. 8, the Library is teaming up with the North Webster Community Center for a Family Movie and Craft Time that day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the community center’s Banquet Hall. A 95-minute, G-rated animated movie will be shown about a super villain and his minions who plot to steal the moon. Craft tables will be set up where the kids can color and make their own minions following the show. Free popcorn will be provided with beverages available for purchase. Pack up the kids and enjoy a free movie matinee and a fun craft.